PG&E outage in Oakland leaves more than 5,000 without power

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Sunday, August 2, 2020
A PG&E worker adjusts lines on a power pole in this undated file photo.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Fire crews responded to numerous elevator rescues in downtown Oakland and Lake Merritt after a major PG&E power outage affected over 5,000 customers in the city Sunday afternoon, officials say.

PG&E is currently working on restoring service. They do not have a cause or an estimated time, the Oakland Fire Department tweets.

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